TANU WEDS MANU

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The Faux Feminism In 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns'

In the sequel to Tanu Weds Manu, the lead female character hasn't changed much. Tanu, once a consumer of cheap spirits in Kanpur, now gulps down large quantities of red wine and beer in London. And with every bottle she is telling us something. See how cool I am, so liberated. I don't need my husband's permission to drink. Indeed I don't need my husband at all, so I've consigned him to a mental asylum.